Tag Archives: Crohn’s Disease

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A Few Things You Should Know About Crohn's Disease

Date: May 23, 2012 at 9:03 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 197

Look, I’m just as tired of writing about being sick as you probably are of reading about it. That grammar felt wrong. My brain hurts. I’m sorry. Let me take this time to show you how huge Tyler is: I […]

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10 Reasons To Love Summer Running

Date: May 22, 2012 at 9:37 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 66

“I hate running in the heat.” “I sweat too much.” (No such thing.) “I don’t want sports bra tan lines.” (Why not? They’re sexy and classy and look great with strapless dresses at weddings.) “You have to wake up too […]

There's A First Time For Many Things

Date: May 21, 2012 at 9:38 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 52

Hi! How are you? Good. I’m glad. I hope your weekend was splendid. Mine was. I was in Charlotte, NC, watching my best friend get married! Along the way I experienced many “firsts.” Now I will tell you about them. […]

Thankful Things Thursday: On Learning To Do What's Best For Ali

Date: May 17, 2012 at 8:34 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 56

Hehe. So remember yesterday when I wrote about “the night sweats not being too bad” and how I luckily “didn’t totally sweat through my new sheets.” I take it back. I take it all back. Oops. I’m Crohnsier than ever […]

What You Read Isn't Entirely What You Get

Date: May 16, 2012 at 9:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 71

I couldn’t bring myself to blog yesterday. I was too pissed off, angry, frustrated and upset, and I didn’t feel like putting that in a place for the whole world to see. Plus, I didn’t want to write out a […]

I Am Strained But Not Injured

Date: April 10, 2012 at 9:28 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Good morning! I’m giddy today. I know. Giddy, again. And this time I don’t think it’s the steroids getting me all hopped up on life. In fact, I’m tapering down on those things. After two weeks of the most ridiculous […]

Thankful Things Thursday: The Steroids Aren't Fun Anymore!

Date: April 5, 2012 at 9:24 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 45

I really don’t want to be thankful today. I know, that’s not normal. I freakin’ love being thankful and grateful and being all “yay to the beauty of the world!” But today, I don’t feel normal. I feel like, in […]

Ali On The 'Roids

Date: April 4, 2012 at 9:24 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 83

On any given day, I have a bit of energy, a lot of enthusiasm and an appetite for both life and chocolate. That’s “any given day.” On “any given day,” I am not on steroids. For the past eight days, […]

On Being Full-Out

Date: March 30, 2012 at 9:14 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

Today we are going to talk about being “full-out,” which is not to be confused with “Full House.” Because in real life, going full-out means being balls-to-the-wall and, as my spin instructor this morning said, “not bullshitting it.” (I wanted […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Prednisone, You Complete Me & Make Me Hyper

Date: March 29, 2012 at 9:26 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 73

The good: There’s a lot of good. Namely that I didn’t night sweat to death last night. I still engaged in a bit of overnight perspiration, but not nearly as drastically as the past few nights. These little changes are […]